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Highlights of Hiroshima Private Full Day Walking Tour

by Keiko
(11) Reviews
8h $ 360 Price up to 15 people

Highlights

  • Itsukushima shrine, Miyajima Island
  • Lunch in Miyajima Island
  • Atomic Bomb Dome
  • Ground zero and some monuments related with atomic bomb
  • Peace Museum
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360.00 USD

Price up to 15 people
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Overview

Visit Atomic bomb dome and try Hiroshima's local specialty on Miyajima Shrine island.
First, we take a local train and ferry to Miyajima island and have lunch. In the afternoon, we go back to downtown Hiroshima and visit atomic bomb dome, ground zero, some monuments in the peace park and peace museum. I am flexible to customize my tour based on your request. Please feel free to contact me.

What to Expect

Hiroshima is world famous for the atomic bomb dome but you can't miss Miyajima!
Explore Miyajima shrine island, Japan's top 3 most scenic location. You will be greeted by wild deer there. 800 year-old Itsukushima shrine and its giant gate are very unique ones standing in the bay.
What you can enjoy on the island is not only seeing but also eating. Why don't you try Hiroshima's local specialty, Okonomi-yaki? Egg, cabbage, pork, bean sprouts are cooked on a hot iron plate and put together like a layered pancake (please see my phogo gallary).
The other destination is the atomic bomb dome and peace museum. Hiroshima is the first city that suffered from the atomic bombing. Seeing and knowing what happened in Hiroshima gives us a good chance to think about our future, to share one world with love and peace.

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Keiko Licensed Guide
(11) Reviews
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Highlights

  • Itsukushima shrine, Miyajima Island
  • Lunch in Miyajima Island
  • Atomic Bomb Dome
  • Ground zero and some monuments related with atomic bomb
  • Peace Museum

Important

Tour time: 9:00am-5:00pm
Please book at least 2 days prior to the tour date.

I am not a driver guide, but I can arrange transportation upon request.
You are required to be insured during the tour.

What‘s included
My service as your private tour guide for the duration of the tour
What‘s not included
Admission fees (you), Transportation tickets (you and guide), Meal (you and guide), Any personal purchases or expenses
Meeting Point
Hiroshima station or your hotel in downtown Hiroshima or cruise ship port in Hiroshima
Ending Point
Hiroshima station or your hotel in downtown Hiroshima or cruise ship port in Hiroshima
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 15 people

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 11 )
Elizabeth Elizabeth United States ( Family )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Keiko is Terrific! ”

Keiko is terrific! She is friendly, knowledgeable, efficient and speaks excellent English (ask her about “15” v “50”). She took us to the Peace Memorial area and Miyajima island and made sure we saw all the key important aspects. She shared information on local life and culture. And she is a huge Hiroshima Carp baseball fan!

Keiko:

Thank you, Betty. It was a wonderful day and I enjoyed all the conversation with you all. I’m glad that we shared our opinion, culture, baseball info, and many other things. We made a flower of peace bloom!

Cassidy Cassidy Australia ( Friends )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Wouldn’t have wanted to see the area any other way! ”

Keiko was great, if we hadn’t of done the tour with her we would not have appreciated the area and the sights nearly as much. She provided great in depth detail of the monuments and personal stories which made it even more interesting. She took us to a restaurant that had the best food we would have never found ourselves! We would recommend keiko to anyone who wants to really understand and appreciate the history of Hiroshima and the island :)

Keiko:

Thank you Cassidy, I had a great day with you, too! I'm glad that you chose Hiroshima as your destination to learn about war history and I'm happy that you enjoyed Okonomi-yaki very much. Please enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan. Japan has lots of delicious local foods :)

Katherine Katherine United States ( Family )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Full day private tour with Keiko ”

We were fortunate to have a full-day, private tour of Hiroshima with Keiko. Even before we met, Keiko was incredibly helpful and communicative (via email), enabling us to plan for a special and meaningful experience. We were an extended family group of 10 persons, ranging from young teens to grandmother, and Keiko kept us all engaged and together. We had a wonderful day and for the rest of the trip, the kids asked when we could meet Keiko again. Thank you again, Keiko!

Keiko:

Hi Katherine, thank you for your warm message. The tour with you was so much fun for me too. I was happy your children listened to my explanation very carefully and I hope my tour was both fun and educational one for them. Let's be small pieces of a better world. May peace prevail all over the world.

Andrea Andrea Australia ( Friends )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ A day in Hiroshima ”

Keiko was fabulous. She communicated with me a couple of days before the meeting time to confirm all details, and made that process very easy by meeting us on the train platform. Her arrangements to meet all my initial requests (from private van/driver hire to style of food for lunch) was outstanding. Her English was great, and she was able to engage our 4 teenagers really well. Her personal stories were very moving - something you couldn't get if you just took yourself around. Thanks Keiko for a perfect day in Hiroshima!

Keiko:

Thank you Andrea! I was amazed how carefully your kids listened to my explanations and I enjoyed all the conversation with you all. It was an amazing day for me, too. Hiroshima's history is sad but I am proud that Hiroshima can send out warm messages to the world now. May peace prevail all over the world!

Eileen Eileen Singapore ( Friends )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Thank you for giving us wonderful memories of Hiroshima! ”

Right from the very beginning when I contacted Keiko regarding the attractions I wanted to visit and the activities I wanted to see, Keiko patiently answered every question I had and offered valuable advice. When she brought us to the historical attractions such as the A-dome site, Kintaikyo Bridge and the Itsukushima Shrine, she always gave interestingly detailed information and made sure we had time to take lovely photos. Thank you so much for welcoming us warmly to Hiroshima and letting us feel at home, away from home! We really enjoyed these 4 days with you :D Eileen Singapore

Keiko:

Hi Eileen, Thank you for your message! I really enjoyed those 4 days with you, too. You two are charming and fun people to attend and I enjoyed our conversation, taking lots of pictures and learning how to take lovely pictures. Thank you again and I hope we will stay in touch!!

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